Leaf Spring Crashes Through Windshield


By Paul Johnson

Blackfoot, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The Idaho State Police say that about 12:16pm this Tuesday afternoon Donald Hurst 62 of Mackay was southbound on I-15 behind a semi when the truck lost a portion of its leaf spring. The metal hit Hurst in the head. Hurst left the roadway on the left shoulder, entered the median and slid to a stop. He was transported to Portneuf medical center in Pocatello Hurst's passenger, Cornealia Hurst, 62, of Mackay, was not injured in the crash. Both occupants were wearing their seatbelts. There was no road blockage. The crash is under investigation by the Idaho State Police.

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